Happy Coronation Day in Thailand from TPN/Pattaya News!

National –

May 4th marks the Coronation Day in Thailand which the government has announced as a public holiday in 2019 to honor the day that the reigning king, King Maha Vajiralongkorn, was crowned.

The three-day coronation ceremony of King Maha Vajiralongkorn, or King Rama X of the Chakri dynasty, took place on the morning of May 4th, 2019, and ended on May 6th.

The King had ascended to the throne as the King of Thailand in 2016, followed a mourning period for King Bhumibol Adulyadej Rama XI, but the official ceremony did not take place until 2019.

As one of the national holidays, government offices, including Immigration, many businesses, and schools are closed.


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Nop Meechukhun
National News Writer at The Pattaya News from September 2020 to October, 2022. Born and raised in Bangkok, Nop enjoys telling stories of her hometown through her words and pictures. Her educational experience in the United States and her passion for journalism have shaped her genuine interests in society, politics, education, culture, and art.